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Britain to send military advisers to Ukraine - Cameron

Britain was pulled closer towards a renewed cold war with Russia when David Cameron announced UK military trainers are to be deployed to help Ukraine forces stave off further Russian backed incursions into its sovereign territory.<p>The decision – announced on Tuesday but under consideration by the UK …

Russia

How Flexible Can Large Employers Be?

Dear Liz,<p>I love your columns and I read them religiously. I can easily imagine small employers adopting the Human Workplace principles and practices you promote, but do you really think they are realistic for huge employers with tens of thousands of employees? When you scale an organization to that …

The Workplace

'This Is Really Extreme Science': Adrift in the Arctic Ice With a Shipload of Norwegians

A Norwegian research vessel has locked itself in the shrinking ice cap to gather data needed to predict the cap's future—and that of the planet.<p>R.V. <i>LANCE</i>, 82.6 Degrees North—Curious polar bears, venturing too close to working scientists, have had to be scared off with flares shot from a gun. …

Global Warming

US Senate to hold Fed reform hearing on March 3-aide | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate Banking committee is expected to hold a hearing next week on reforms aimed at the Federal Reserve, a Senate aide said on Monday, as lawmakers push for more transparency at the U.S. central bank.<p>The hearing will be scheduled for the afternoon of March 3, the aide …

Federal Reserve

UN envoy heads to Syria in bid to contain fighting

The UN special envoy to Syria is travelling to Damascus to try to reduce the fighting which has intensified in Aleppo, where rebels claim to have killed 300 government soldiers in the past week.<p>Staffan de Mistura, who is on his fourth trip to the country since July and is expected to arrive in the …

Middle East

The Lock Mate

Most helmets don’t go beyond just looking good. After all, they just need to protect your noggin, right? Wrong! Protection is a broad term, and the …

Phased Iran-US nuclear deal taking shape

GENEVA (AP) — The United States and Iran are shaping the contours of a deal that would initially freeze Tehran's nuclear program but would allow it …

South Asia

HTC One M9 shown from all sides in leaked press images

If the latest leaked images and specifications are real — and they do look very convincing — then there are very few secrets left about HTC's …

Reinventing America, The Forbes Summit in Chicago Part II

Because Forbes is such a strong business brand and controls the bulk of the Business of Everything readership, its forays into the live, tangible, Forbes summit experiences continue to grow. Witness the outstanding connecting events with their coveted invitations to participate in the Under 30 …

Biggest non-union donor to Ed Miliband's party guilty of 'tax avoidance', says Labour MP

Margaret Hodge says PricewaterhouseCoopers takes part in 'tax avoidance on industrial scale' as figures show it was Labour’s biggest non-union donor<p>Labour’s biggest non-union donor has been accused by one of the party’s most senior MPs of being engaged in “tax avoidance” on an industrial scale.<p>The …

How this woman became the biggest seller on Etsy with $80,000 a month in sales

The mom of three started selling boho-inspired hats and scarves through her online shop, Three Bird Nest, in November 2011.<p>Shaffer wanted to bring in some extra money after the clothing store she and her husband managed in the San Francisco Bay shut down in the recession.<p>"I would have been thrilled …

Spotlight: Pocket Marketing Manager Simran Thadani

MagMaker / February 17, 2015<p>(Photo credit: Christopher Stark)<p><b>My name is</b> Simran Thadani, and I’m part of the team at Pocket. My work in Marketing …

Fortune.com

• 1. To license Fortune articles, excerpts, or headlines for republication in various media (including books, eBooks, film, web, newsletters, …

EU privacy ruling should apply globally, says digital chief

Image copyright David Meyer.One of the most interesting questions in European tech privacy circles right now is about territoriality and the …

Privacy

Coach driver arrested after M1 crash leaves three dead, with separate fatal pile-up on M40

A coach driver has been arrested after a crash on the M1 early on Saturday morning left three men dead.<p>Bedfordshire police said the three men, who were travelling in an Audi A3 that had stopped on the hard shoulder, were pronounced dead at the scene near Flitwick in Bedfordshire.<p>Two were from …

West Ham United

Miliband challenges Cameron to defend Fink - but won't describe Fink as 'dodgy': Politics Live blog

• <b>Nicky Morgan, the education secretary, has announced government plans to spend a further £1.6bn on new school places.</b> As the Press Association reports, ministers said that the majority of the cash - £1.3bn in total - will be provided in 2017/18 to help ensure local councils have the school places …

Michael Gove

Watch the full interview with President Obama on GPS this Sunday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN.

How to Write A Real Person Into Fiction

In her latest novel, Mr. Mac and Me, Esther Freud introduced architect and artist Charles Rennie Mackintosh into her story. Then things got a little …

March for Homes: four protesters’ stories

<b>Michael James, 52, from Tower Hamlets</b><p>Three days after telling his landlord that the flat upstairs was a deathtrap, Michael James was handed an eviction notice. The flat’s roof had collapsed above its bathroom, the debris fortunately missing the young Bangladeshi family and their baby as they slept …

Housing

Mitt Romney takes swipe at Jeb Bush after ruling out third White House bid

After a highly-publicised three-week dalliance, Mitt Romney’s decision to not launch a third bid for the White House came after he concluded he would be so badly wounded in the Republican primaries, he would have little or no chance of defeating Hillary Clinton.<p>Coupled with signs that donors and …

Government

Tunnel vision: London’s Crossrail enters its final leg

Elizabeth, one of the last tag team of Crossrail tunnelling machines, has made the first breakthrough into the City of London, 40 metres below ground under Liverpool Street. The moment when the 6.2 metre-wide drill head cut through the wall into the hollowed-out future station marked the start of …

England

An easy way to remove oddball toggles from the Android 5.0 Quick Settings menu

Accidentally enabled the Hotspot or Invert Colors feature in Android 5.0 Lollipop? You may have noticed two new icons in the Quick Settings menu. Here's how to get rid of them.<p>The release of Android 5.0 Lollipop brought a new look to the Android operating system. One area that saw improvement was …

Android Lollipop

4G spectrum auction ends, raising a record $45B

Image copyright Shutterstock / fotographic1980.It took a grueling two and half months, but the Federal Communications Commission auction of new 4G …

Net Neutrality

Aftermath of explosion at Mexico City children's hospital - video

The aftermath of a powerful gas tank truck explosion which shattered a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City on Thursday, killing seven people, including three children. Footage from Mexican television network Televisa shows much of the hospital collapsed, with firefighters trying to …

Mexico City

The 10 Most Buzzed-About Sundance Movies of 2015

In the next few days, the Sundance Film Festival in snowy Park City, Utah, will officially wind down. The 2015 festival was notable for the sheer abundance of films that demanded critical attention and, eventually, intense bidding wars. Several smaller companies were left desperate for new films, …

Sundance

An Underwater Volcano Just Created A New Island

Easy come, easy go<p>There’s a new island in the Pacific Ocean, thanks to an underwater volcano eruption that’s been going on for the past month.<p>The new island is in the Tonga archipelago--a group of islands southeast of Fiji. Scientists discovered it on January 16, about a month into the volcano’s …

Geology

A Google-backed startup wants to change VR as we know it

What do you do when a good idea fails? You invest in a better version of it. We've known about Google's huge bet on startup Magic Leap for months, but a recent patent application explains why Mountain View has thrown over $540 million at an unknown entity. We don't know exactly what Magic Leap will …